The Canadian tourist, 35, was fired at his shoulder to steal his cell phone while walking around the Buenos Aires neighborhood in Monserrat, three blocks from where he was attacked by the late Swede of Christofferson Persson at the end of last year, who had to amputate his leg. after the killer was killed.
It all happened shortly before two in the morning of this Thursday at Peru Street at 400, the Venezuelan corner. According to police sources, the victim was "in a state of drunkenness" and "wounded with a knife in the shoulders".
One SAME emergency aid took tourists to Argerich hospital, which according to spokeswoman received appropriate medicines The injury was "superficial".
It was then found that the four thieves were intercepted. One of them was attacked by a sniper. After hurting him on the shoulder, He stole the cell phone and fled.
The procedure for armed robbery was initiated by the intervention of the brigade of the Municipal Police Station 1 of the city police.
According to sources, three suspects were arrested.
Swedish tourist Christoffer Persson was attacked on the night of December 30 last year at the intersection of Tacuarí and Venezuela, one block from Avenue 9 de Julio, also in Monserrat.
Persson (36) went with his girlfriend, a journalist named Maria Izzo, when he was surprised by the young man who shot him for theft.
Cristoffer Persson, a Swedish tourist who was squeezing his right leg while trying to rob him. Photos of Ruben Digilio
After the injury, the tourist was transferred to the Argerich hospital, where doctors had to amputate the right leg due to the injuries sustained.
Two perpetrators of the attack were arrested: Roberto "Chicho" Gramajo (24), who admitted the shootout, although he said the shooting was a coincidence; and Rodrigo Peláez (22), who drove the gray Peugeot 207 with whom they stepped out to steal.